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    September 12, 2012
    11:00 - 11:30pm EDT  

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gone viral after marines in ft. myers videotaped the trial dog walk. the big dog was designed by boston dynamic to carry equipment for food soldiers and marines, said to carry 400 pounds 20 miles before needing to refuel. it's set to follow its leader and can travel to preset destinations via gps. thanks so much for joining us at 10:00. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. police say small children are left unattended strapped in car seats in bathrooms and closets at a virginia daycare. the infants are safe, the two women running the daycare facing serious charges. >> child protective services in prince william county got a tip about the home-based daycare on abilene way and moved in. when they arrived, they found 21 children ages 3 months to 4 years old inside with just two people watching them.
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police say 29-year-old anila qayyum had a business permit to take care of five children at this home. when child protective services arrived, they found more than 20 and only her 23-year-old sister rabia was there helping out. >> they had 21 kids in there, that they weren't licensed, i was pretty surprised. >> reporter: neighbors describe the sisters as friendly and say they always seem attentive with the kids when they played outside. that makes the disturbing find inside the home even harder to stomach. >> some of them were in the closet in a car seat. >> i heard about that. that was really disturbing because that means to me that you have too many children inside the house. so i think that's dangerous and i mean that sends out a really bad message and i would be really upset if that was my child in there. >> i myself work in child care at quantico marine corps based at the child development center. so to hear that someone was doing illegal child care here in our neighborhood, very
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shocking. >> reporter: the sisters are now facing seven counts each of reckless child endangerment, taken into custody as neighbors looked on. >> i was just watching and see two ladies get handcuffed and put in a police car and i see a lot of parents come and pick up their kids. >> reporter: the home-based business has been shut down for now heaving more than a dozen families strap -- leaving more than a dozen families scrambling to find a legal place to leave their children. >> i used to look over there and say she seemed like a really good daycare provider not knowing she wasn't licensed. >> reporter: even with the appropriate license the women would only have been allowed to care for up to 12 children at that home, not 21. and there are a number of other requirements, too which may not have been met. bond was set at $8,000 each. if they are convicted, they could be facinger. >> jail time. -- facing serious jail time. in cold blood the u.s. ambassador to libya and three
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other americans were murdered by a mob in benghazi on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorism attacks. all u.s. personnel has been evacuated from benghazi. tom fitzgerald has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: at first it appeared to be an out of control demonstration by muslim protesters in libya upset over a movie they claim mocks muhammad. but the demonstration may have been a cover. its been indicated islamic extremists used the crisis town leash a premeditated assault on the u.s. symbol on the 9/11 anniversary. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. >> reporter: speaking in the rose garden president barack obama condemned the attacks and
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killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we jean all efforts to denigrate -- we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, but there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state departmento mourn with employees while his secretary of state said the libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya is still in america's interest and security. and we will not turn our back on that. >> ambassador stevens died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonstrations raged outside. while there attackers fired grenades and automatic weapons into the building. >> this attack is a horrible attack. we condemn it. we strongly condemn this kind of attack. >> governor mitt romney wednesday had to defend a statement criticizing the white
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house's handling of the growing protests. it was left to vice presidential candidate paul ryan to personally deliver the campaign's reaction. >> in the loss of four american lives including our ambassador j. christopher stevens, this is outrageous. >> reporter: u.s. officials later identified shaun smith, a veteran foreign service information officer, as one of the casualties. the names of the other two americans killed have not been released. in response to the attacks the state department requested and the pentagon approved today the deployment immediately of 50 u.s. marines to bolster security. u.s. diplomatic facilities in libya. in the newsroom tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. more demonstrations have turned violent outside the u.s. embassy in cairo, egypt. police shot tear gas into the crowds while they protested the
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anti-muslim movie and the u.s. anti missions in the region. there was a peaceful demonstration tonight outside the white house. >> it was hastily organized by the washington area's muslim american community but well attended and, in fact, many were of libyan heritage. they met in front of the white house in the middle of pennsylvania avenue. this was right around dusk tonight. the flag on the roof across the street is at half staff. they held candles and talked about the impact of the deadly violence of the past 24 hours. organizers say this vigil was inspired by libyan americans living in tripoli where we're told there was a similar demonstration wednesday night as well as in the city center of benghazi. some say they had met ambassador chris stevens and admired him greatly. >> extremely genuine, sincere, thoughtful person. i remember when i met him first back in early april in benghazi, he was still the u.s.
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envoy and the minute he found out that i was american, libyan american, and there were other libyan americans as well, he was really excited, wanted to meet them and know their story and wanted to know what made them come back trying to help libya. >> it's really unfortunate that some fringe groups have the ability to make such a huge impression and cause such chaos and destruction obviously, but again this is not -- they don't reflect views of the libyan people, the libyan government. >> organizers of the vigil tonight outside the white house say there will be two more days of public gatherings in cities across this country to honor ambassador stevens and to encourage good relations between the united states and libya. following a developing story in cuba involving the fate of a potomac, maryland man jailed for three years. a cuban official says the country is prepared to negotiate a solution in the case of alan gross who was arrested in december, 2009 convicted of spying after distributing internet equipment
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to cubans. gross' attorney and wife are worried because his health is deteriorating while in prison. thousands of chicago students spent another day at home and the streets of los angeles were covered in stolen cash today. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> chicago teachers stayed away from the classroom a third day as a tense battle with city officials continues. thousands of teachers walked off the job money after the city and union failed to reach an agreement. mayor rahm emanuel says the team is ready and willing to solve remaining issues and stressed teachers need to go back to work. 18 airport workers arrested in new york accused of stealing more than 100,000 bottles of booze to be sold on holding docks. they're accused of taking perfume, cigarettes and larger liquor bottles. two bank robbery suspects threw cash out the window leading police on a high speed
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chase this afternoon in l.a. neighbors ran into the streets to grab all the loose money and then a large crowd gathered as police finally stopped the driver. they arrested both men inside that car. a cab ride turns into a crime scene all caught on camera. what caused a marine to freak out coming up next. >> and check out some of the stories on the rundown. we're back. this is fox 5 news edge at 11:00. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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a brazen attack on a north carolina cab driver caught on surveillance video. a camp lejeune marine is behind the beating and faces misdemeanor assault charges. [ fighting ] >> reporter: a dashcam captures six horrifying minutes for an oslo county cab driver, but how did words quickly turn into violence? >> he flipped out. >> reporter: police say it started early sunday morning at the trailer bar when passenger john knosh stepped inside the cab of charles hawksworth jr. the taxi owner showed us the entire video. the dashcam video shows knash seated in the cab shortly after 1 a.m. when i finds out hawksworth is
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picking up another passenger going in the same direction he becomes enranged. the driver tells him he can leave. >> i'm trying to take you home. if you don't want go home, shut your mouth. >> give me a ride [ bleep ]. >> reporter: that's when investigators say knosh began his assault. police say he'd been drinking. >> in a million nears i'd never thought one of the customers would attempt to beat and kill one of my drivers. >> reporter: a driver that bowen says has never had any problems on the job before. a texas mom will soon be able to hug her familiar again. katie hayes is set to undergo a double arm transplant at brigham hospital in boston. she developed a bacterial infection after giving birthto her third child. her legs were amputated and most of her arms to save her life. >> i think mostly i want my life back. i want to hug my children and
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hug my husband and put food and wipe my own bottom, you know, things you guys take for granted, but that i will fully get back because i have the determination to make these arms my own. >> the hospital is now working with the new england organ bank to locate a donor. this will be the first double arm transplant performed in the united states. there may be a new way to detect autism and major retailer rolling out a new feature for holiday shopping. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight, brian, holiday toy shopping made easy. no. 5, toys r us wants to help you get your hands on the hottest toys once the retailer announces the 50 items on its annual hot toys list. you can reserve the toys in stores with 20% down. you'll have until december 16th to put up your toys. no. 4, kids under 6 years old are more likely to gain weight
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after a tonsillectomy. a new study shows weight gone following the surgery may be linged to a child's age. researches analyzed more than 100 kids and found the only variable linked to weight gain was age. no. 3, could help predict autism. australian researchers and scientists developed a genetic test looking at genetic markers. the test correctly predicted autism with more than a 70% accuracy rate. no. 2, could help you kick the habit, an experimental drug shown to reduce nicotine cravings in addicted rats and baboons. it could lead to new medicines to help people stop smoking for good. it apparently blocks dopamine receptors and helps reduce cravings. no. 1, soon you'll know exactly how many calories are in that big mac and fries. starting next week mcdonald's is adding calorie information to all restaurant and drive- thru menus. the chain is also launching a brand-new phone app that will
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allow families to create meals and check nutritional information and that's tonight's fox 5 top five. in case you're wondering a mcdonald big mac with a large order of fries comes to 1,050 calories. a large whopper meal from burger king contains 1,170 calories. a wendy's single hamburger with a large order of fries adds up to 1,110 calories. >> wow. >> better stop by and get the kids something on the way back from the beach at wendy's, said you know what? i want the apples. that's the healthy choice, right? think said we're out of apples. >> got to stock up on those. another beautiful day tomorrow. i think enjoy tomorrow. friday might be cloudier because we'll have a front coming, but nice cool night as we look live at the nation's capital, another sparkler. you know what? so far so good as we look toward the weekend, too. we'll talk about a couple tweaks to the forecast i think you may enjoy especially if you
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had to work all week and you'd like to enjoy some of these nice weather. check out the temperature trend, our average high 81 degrees, 82 tomorrow, sunshine, maybe dew points coming up a bit but i would not describe tomorrow as humid, just really comfortable. friday about 81, a bit of increasing clouds in the afternoon, could be a couple showers around after 6:00 or 7:00 friday night, definitely not a washout. that front picked up speed and it looks like it will be out of here saturday. so saturday now looks dry. if we get an showers, it would be predawn most likely unless something changes and the front slows down and it cools us off for saturday at 79, sunday 78 degrees. in pretty good shape. thought i'd show you the high temperature map, 81 for the district today, boston 73 degrees. wichita is 95 and look at this front. the next front that is coming will be in our area friday really has a signif drop behind then there's another one next
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week that has a pretty good drop in temperature. denver's high was 61 degrees today. they're expecting snow in the high elevations of the rockies, not in denver but above 11,000 feet. these are good rains that we're beginning to see across the deep south. they really need it. this is our frontal system collect rain. as it marches our direction, it will run into high pressure. so this process will take a while. we don't expect to see it until friday. also wanted to show you while high pressure is really ruling much of the east coast, the national hurricane center is keeping its eye on two areas. one of them is here in the bahamas. this system has not organized. they think it will be a while before it does, if at all. it's created some heavy downpours in the bahamas across southern florida and the coves as it moves west 10 to -- keys as it moves west 10 to 15 miles per hour. will some of that moisture get caught up in a frontal boundary and we'll see some of that next week? also we have tropicastorm nadine getting stronger really
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starting to organize, but here's some good news. it looks like it will eventually turn up through the north atlantic maybe going east of bermuda. tonight 61 degrees, clear, cool, some 50s. tomorrow nice, 82, sunny, warm, a tiny bit more noticeable in the temperature department than today. your fox 5 accuweather seven- day forecast, a few clouds friday, a couple showers friday night into the first part of saturday and i'm talking predawn. right now i think the weekend looks good, cooler than the next couple days. monday, tuesday and wednesday of next week computer models are differing a bit, but it's suggesting we'll have rain around and maybe some very significant rain in the deep south. so we'll watch all those trends and keep you ahead of any rains that may come back into the picture next week. that's it for weather. let's send it over to dave ross with some great nats highlights. this is the verizon 4g lte
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sports desk with dave ross. >> yes, we do. the nats entered the night with a magic number 13 to clinch the nl east and seven to clinch a wildcard spot. all eyes will building on the mound as john lannon got the start replacing the shut down stephen strasburg. his replacement looked pretty good. trying to sweep the mets, top of the 4th scoreless until ryan zimmerman from virginia beach! there it goes, his 22nd of the year and 150th of zim's career, congratulations. bottom 4 that guy john lannon replacing strasburg. watch kelly shoppach, lannon goes 5 2/3 and of allows in runs. top 8 still 1 -0. ian desmond, a swing to the left, nats up 2-0, win by the same score and finish the season series with the mets
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winning 14 of the 18 games. the nats magic number to win the east is now 11. afterward ian desmond on john lannon's performance. >> tonight these guys were licking their chops, finally get to face a starter that's not throwing 95, 96 and i shuts them down for to save 2 -- he shuts them down for 5 2/3, definitely could have been longer. he looked great and did his job. listen up, brian bolter, o's and rays, bottom of the 9th tied at 2-2. manny ma machado makes the flow to first. bottom of the 9th that is a mighty clout off the wall. here comes machado. o's win 3-2. celebrate, baltimore, you're tied with the yankee as top the al avenue. when we return, robert
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griffin, iii wasn't the only rookie to shine in new orleans sunday. we're talking about alfred morris and his inspiration for a touchdown celebration when we come back. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next.
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sunday. how about the running back alfred morris who registered 96 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries. i spoke with morris earlier today about his week one preparation and inspiration for his touchdown celebrations. ati >> i go out there and have fun on game days. now it's sunday. used to be saturdays. i just have fun and once i start getting into the rhythm i have more and more fun and go out there and i start rolling. >> reporter: two touchdowns and a couple celebrations that looked like you're make hitting -- hitting home runs. what is that all about? >> i kind of liked it, so i stick with it. how about the redskins launch of nick sunberg who suffered a similar injury in high school and that said experience helped him on
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sunday. >> this -- and said that experience helped him on sunday. >> this was a big of a different attack having to snap so much on the sidelines to try to prepare myself for what it would feel like in the game. it was definitely difficult. the mystics won the liberty 95-62. brian is back to wrap up the edge in a moment. >> the verizon 4g lte sports desk brought to you by verizon 4g lte. who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined.
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this president can tell us it was someone else's fault. but this president cannot tell us that you're better off today than when he took office. [ female announcer ] here in virginia, we're not better off under president obama. his defense cuts threaten over one hundred thirty thousand jobs, lowering home values, putting families at risk. the romney plan? tax cuts for middle class families. north american energy independence. create over three hundred forty thousand new jobs for virginia. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approved this message.
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